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LebTown features a different Lebanon County pet each Friday to help us enter the weekend with the best vibes possible.
This week, meet Gretel!
Gretel, according to owner Patsy Keller of Lebanon, is a nearly 7-month-old golden retriever puppy.
“I also have her mother and have known her from her first moments of life,” Patsy says. “She’s a pure stinker with a huge personality.”
Sadly, Gretel was born with a cleft palate, Patsy says — meaning the seam at the top of her mouth is open to her sinuses. Patsy says she learned of Gretel’s issue when the puppy was just 3 days old and, since then, she and her daughter have tube-fed Gretel around the clock.
“She is thriving,” Patsy says, despite “a few vets telling us to let her go.”
Gretel is a “little diva,” Patsy adds, and her mother Áine (pronounced Anya), a 3-year-old golden retriever, is “super sweet.”
Keep your eyes open for Gretel and Áine out and about in Lebanon … and take care of yourself, Gretel!!
Looking for a pet? Check out available adoptions at the Humane Society of Lebanon County.
To nominate your pet, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
- Your name and your pet’s name
- Pet’s breed if applicable
- A little about your pet and why they should be “Pet of the Week”
- And of course—pictures! Feel free to send high-quality attachments or a link to an online storage service.